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By Author: Dr Elena Kupriyanova

Cosmopolitan species: do they exist?

Cosmopolitan species are reported to occur globally in most habitats from the intertidal to abyssal depths, but can the records be trusted?

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 19 Mar 2018

Waterlogged and weary but wowed!

Marine biodiversity of the Southwest Pacific amazes.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Anna Murray, Mark McGrouther, Sally Reader, Dr Mandy Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 05 Oct 2017

Retracing the pathways of invasive marine worms in Australia and New Zealand

Using genetics, AMRI scientists investigated the pathways of an invasive Mediterranean fan worm as a basis for future biosecurity policies.

By: Dr Ingo Burghardt, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Dr Pat Hutchings, Dr Shane Ahyong, Category: AMRI, Date: 29 Sep 2017

From somewhere in the Pacific

From humpback whales, to spectacular nudibranches and a bizarre sponge crab, the AM team updates us from the southwest Pacific expedition. 

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Mark McGrouther, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Sally Reader, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 Aug 2017

Celebrating the Australian Museum's 190th birthday island style

Despite being away working hard in the field, AMRI staff weren't going to miss out on any of the AM's fun 190th birthday celebrations!

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 Apr 2017

How do worms know where to settle?

The start of a sedentary marine worm's life is a bit of a mystery. How do they end up choosing where to live out their days?

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: AMRI, Date: 14 Mar 2017

It's a girl!

The days of gender confusion are over for Hydroides, a large and economically important genus of fouling calcareous tubeworms.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Geoffrey Read, Category: AMRI, Date: 10 Feb 2017

European vacations with a worm flavour

AMRI worm researchers attend the 12th International Polychaete Conference and teach taxonomy courses in Europe.

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 02 Nov 2016

International Polychaete Day

Celebrating half a century of polychaete research at the Australian Museum.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Jul 2016

Molecular support for Hydroides amri and the discovery of its mysterious twin

A study not only confirms that Hydroides amri is distinct from Hydroides brachyacantha, but also includes a cryptic species Hydroides nikae.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 30 Mar 2016